Music Lessons: DRUMS

John Alvey. John attended the University of Louisville (Major: Jazz Studies). He is a live/session drummer in jazz, R&B, hip hop, rock, and country genres. John has performed locally with jazz artists such as: Rahsaan, Roland Barber, Jim Ferguson, Don Aliquo, John Birdsong, Aubrey Haynie, and Mike Bub. In 2013, John began playing with Try Hensley and Grammy-nominated artist Rob Ickes. In 2014, John also appeared on ABC’s hit show, Nashville. He has extensive marching percussion experience (WGI and P.A.S.I.C finalist). John teaches drum lessons to all ages and skill levels. 

Email John or call (615) 430-2641

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Tim Chewning. Tim started played in his high school marching band and in Drum Corps International before studying music at Morehead State University. Tim also marched in the band while attending the University of Kentucky. His expertise includes rudimentary style drumming, while his drum set styles range from pop/rock, country, gospel, and jazz. Tim has played with artists such as: Shania Twain, Trace Adkins, Kathy Mattea, Ricochet, John Michael Montgomery, and Richard Marx. Tim has taught drum lessons at Shuff's Music since 2005. 

Email Tim or call (615) 330-2800

About Us

Established in 1978, Shuff's Music & Piano Showroom is a full-line music store specializing in Pianos and School Instrument Sales and Rentals. more

Shuff's Piano Showroom

127 2nd Ave North
Historic Downtown Franklin

Shuff's Music Store

118 3rd Ave North
Historic Downtown Franklin